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bijou
12-15-2010, 02:07 PM
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tried to hide his bail address from the public in an astonishing move for the man responsible for leaking thousands of diplomatic secrets.

Assange's lawyers argued that the location - a 10-bedroom stately home - should not be disclosed on grounds of privacy during yesterday's hearing at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court.

But the move was dismissed by District Judge Howard Riddle, who ruled not to reveal the address would conflict with Assange's commitment to open justice.

The judge insisted the address - Captain Vaughan Smith's Ellingham Hall on the Norfolk/Suffolk border - was read out in open court as usual.

It came before Assange, 39, was granted 240,000 bail, including 200,000 in cash and two sureties of 20,000 - but then had his release blocked when the Swedish authorities lodged a challenge.

The whistleblower had to be returned to Wandsworth prison in south west London, where he was being held in solitary confinement.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1338832/WikiLeaks-Julian-Assange-asked-judge-bail-address-secret.html#ixzz18D0yWGU0

PoliCon
12-15-2010, 03:55 PM
what a hypocrite!

Apache
12-15-2010, 06:04 PM
He don't wanna play no more...:confused: